Dwarka, in the face of development, is not left with much open areas but there still exist a few zones which attract arid zone birds and water birds that share our urban habitat. This region is fast becoming ideal example of sharing urban ecosystem by birds of different ecosystems. The walk will cover topics like combined association and survival of birds of different ecosystem. The walk aims at highlighting habitats of birds and how urbanization can also support biodiversity on its own.
Dhruv Pal is an Education Officer of the CEC Delhi, BNHS, Asia’s oldest NGO working in the field of nature conservation from last 133 years. He has worked on various ecology and species conservation projects throughout India and played a key role in declaration of Mandargiri-Kalima Reserve Forest as Orissa’s first state Biodiversity site. He has recently worked as a Research Assistant for compiling the book “First garden of the Republic” on Floral and Faunal diversity of President estate and Mughal Garden.
Meeting point: Sector 14, Dwarka, Delhi, NCR 110078, India
Tips: A dress code for the event is to wear dull colored clothes, adorn a sun cap if required, wear proper field shoes, a water bottle and a notepad to go down important things you learn on the walk. A declaration form will be sign by all the participants before commencement.
Extra costs: Nil
Disclaimer: The festival and walk organisers are not responsible for any loss of property or life.